Cats, especially overweight ones, can develop a severe liver disease called hepatic lipidosis if they don't eat enough calories for days to weeks. As a lack of nutrients is the cause of this condition, aggressive nutritional support is required to treat it. Hepatic lipidosis can be prevented by monitoring cat's intake and seeking medical attention promptly if appetite decreases. ...
What's the best diet to feed when your pet has more than one disease? Many dogs or cats have more than one health condition that may benefit from nutritional changes, and this makes selection of an optimal diet even more complicated. ...
Over one hundred cats in the UK became infected with a bacteria that causes tuberculosis from eating a raw cat food ...
Using appetite as the only test for whether your cat is happy or dealing with medical conditions means you might miss some subtle behaviors....
Diabetes is a common disease in cats and affects cats’ ability to properly process sugar. Diet can play an important role in the management of diabetes., but not all the information out there about feeding diabetic cats is accurate. We review what is known about feeding diabetic cats. ...
We share some findings from a recently published study comparing the calories, carbohydrate content, and ingredients in grain-free versus grain-containing dry diets for cats...
The gut bacteria and probiotic supplements have become popular topics lately, but will supplementing "good" bacteria make your pet healthier? ...
“Allergen-free dog food“ touts one product website, while another company advertises “limited ingredient diets”. And the majority of companies that make grain-free diets suggest that they may be helpful for dogs with allergies. How true are these claims, though?...